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Munich 2018
#1
Hi guys,

Is anyone thinking of going to Munich this year? Dates are May 10th to 13th.

http://www.highendsociety.de/index.php/en/facts.html

I know Devialet probably won't attend (which is a great shame) but it's still like being a kid in a sweet shop with literally thousands of brands demonstrating their wares. If you haven't been before I strongly recommend it.  Smile It's also a great opportunity to get away and catch up with fellow audiophiles, make new friends and drink beer (of course).  Tongue

Guillaume
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#2
(22-Feb-2018, 14:11)GuillaumeB Wrote: Hi guys,

Is anyone thinking of going to Munich this year? Dates are May 10th to 13th.

http://www.highendsociety.de/index.php/en/facts.html

I know Devialet probably won't attend (which is a great shame) but it's still like being a kid in a sweet shop with literally thousands of brands demonstrating their wares. If you haven't been before I strongly recommend it.  Smile It's also a great opportunity to get away and catch up with fellow audiophiles, make new friends and drink beer (of course).  Tongue

Guillaume

Hi Guillaume,

Good to hear that you're going too, this year. Definitely count me in. It was a lot of fun and educational last year. I'm already looking forward to an evening out with you guys.  Smile  
The show itself is the highlight of the year for any serious audiophile (in Europe, at least)  Big Grin As an appetizer for those who haven't been, just search 'Munich high-end 2017' on Youtube. 

Zoltan
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#3
Hi guys it seems that Devialet will be there although they won't be exhibiting in the MOC. They are organising an event off site somewhere in Munich (by the way many companies do this) and have asked me to check with the forum and see if anyone is interested in attending. This would be a morning of presentations and Q&A with the Expert team. I believe they have some announcements to make too.

This would be on the Friday 11th morning.

Anyway let me know...

Guillaume
Industry disclosure: UK distributor for Shunyata Research

Absolare Integrated Signature, totaldac d1 server with additional external power supply, totaldac d1-seven, Wilson Audio Sasha 2, Shunyata Research cables, Shunyata Triton v3, Shunyata DPC-6 v3, Audioquest Diamond Ethernet, Various Entreq ground boxes and cables, Entreq Athena level 3 rack, AQVOX Audiophile High-End Network Switch, Etalon Isolator, sonicTransporter w/ 1TB SSD & MCRU LPS
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#4
Hi GuillaumeB,

I will be in Munich the whole week 19; Campingplatz Thalkirchen Münich and with electrical bikes into the city; with my wife. Only when the whole week rain is forecasted we won't go, but that has never happened last years.

Would be nice to see anyone from the DevialetChat and/or the factory. Let me know please.

By the way: I predict that the new CEO (Pathé, no technician) of Devialet will blow a new wind through the company, so this quick-win..... And we all at Devialet chat have more Devialet flight hours then the factory itself. See you soon.
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#5
(06-Apr-2018, 15:45)Peter van der Laarse Wrote: Hi GuillaumeB,

I will be in Munich the whole week 19; Campingplatz Thalkirchen Münich and with electrical bikes into the city; with my wife. Only when the whole week rain is forecasted we won't go, but that has never happened last years.

Would be nice to see anyone from the DevialetChat and/or the factory. Let me know please.

By the way: I predict that the new CEO (Pathé, no technician) of Devialet will blow a new wind through the company, so this quick-win..... And we all at Devialet chat have more Devialet flight hours then the factory itself. See you soon.

Hi Peter van der Laarse, if you are exhausted after your city tours I can recommend you a place of recreation:
http://www.zumflaucher.de
Is from your campsite 10 minutes away! Rolleyes
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#6
If I go to Munich I will definitely come along. I was going to give Munich a miss this year having been five times in a row. Despite what the show organisers and manufacturers claim, it is not very innovative and most demonstrations are mediocre. It is probably more set up for dealers and distributors than for comsumers. You just have to be lucky to stumble across one or two of the gems - and Guillaume and I did in the last couple of years with the Kii 3 and the Alsyvox - interestingly both were at other Munich venues during the show, and not the MOC. Kii had taken a private venue. Alsyvox were at the Marriott where the sound quality is better, as it is a proper hotel and not the MOC shed.

It will be interesting to get an early view of what Devialet plan as their recent efforts have probably been constrained by the secrecy which seems to be imposed by the top team at Devialet. Maybe this will change with the new CEO.
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#7
Hi, at the same time as the high-end, Hi-Fi Deluxe is also taking place in Munich. The event is highly recommended!
http://www.hifideluxe.de


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#8
(06-Apr-2018, 12:36)GuillaumeB Wrote:  This would be a morning of presentations and Q&A with the Expert team. 

And where is their Pro team hiding? Huh   I don't care, I only have an Expert, anyway. 

I'd like to go but will it be close to MOC? If not, we might just want to head to the Dev. event that morning. Please let us know @GuillaumeB when you know more. 

Zoltan
Win10/HQPlayer / Roon - SOtM modified D-link switch / SOtM-SMS-200 ultra with clock input - SOtM tx-USB ultra with clock input 
Mutec MC-3 USB, Mutec REF 10 
Devialet D800 - YG Acoustics Carmel - Dual Elac SUB-2090 
power supplies: Uptone JS-2, SOtM SPS-500
cables: Acrolink, Acoustic Revive, Curious USB, Vovox Ethernet. 'tweeks': optical network isolation, Shakti Stones and Halograph, Acoustic Revive RR-777, Zcable Sleeves, fo.Q vibration control, EMI absorbing sheets, Sonitus Acoustic Panels. 
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#9
I could also be interested to attend the Devialet event
Looking forward to hearing more about this event

Henrik Haas
Devialet Expert 250 PRO Core, Aurender X100L Music Server 2x3TB, Primare BD32 Disc Player, Wilson Audio Sabrina, ZenSati cables

Smoerum, Denmark 
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